Catastrophic

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Catastrophic

  • (adj) involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering. “a catastrophic earthquake”
  • (adj) extremely unfortunate or unsuccessful. “catastrophic mismanagement of the economy”
  • (adj) involving a sudden and large-scale alteration in state. “the body undergoes catastrophic collapse towards the state of a black hole”
  • (adj) relating to geological catastrophism.

Catastrophic meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विनाशकारी, अनर्थकारी, आपाती, प्रलयंकर

Catastrophic in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Scrapping Article 370 will be ‘catastrophic‘, says Mehbooba Mufti, SRINAGAR: India has failed Kashmir in keeping its promises, PDP chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufi said on …
  • Former CMs of J&K fear ‘catastrophic consequences’, Press Trust of India Former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday reacted angrily to the …
  • Tiger flees wildlife park for Assam shop amid catastrophic India floods, With Assam usually one of the worst-hit Indian states during the annual rains, the park has been building ridges for the animals to swim to, …
  • Manage land better to prevent catastrophic breakdown …. land must change dramatically if we are to avert catastrophic climate change.
  • Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan move closer to war after Kashmir annexation … This catastrophic and unconstitutional decision taken under …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Catastrophic

  • Cut a trophy:: if we loss the trophy then that event will be big loss misfortune , so is the meaning –> event resulting in great loss and misfortune
  • jab kutte ne KATA on the “TROUGH” then disaster happens!!!

Catastrophic pronunciation


Queer

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Queer

  • (adj) strange; odd. “she had a queer feeling that they were being watched”
  • (adj) slightly ill. “he was feeling rather queer”
  • (adj) denoting or relating to a sexuaor gender identity that does not correspond to established ideas of sexuality and gender, especially heterosexual norms. “queer geek culture has featured gay themes since the 1980s”
  • (noun) a homosexual man.
  • (verb) spoil or ruin (an agreement, event, or situation). “Reg didn’t want someone meddling and queering the deal at the last minute”

Queer meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • समलैंगिक आदमी, विचित्रता, समलैंगिक, विचित्र, अजीब

Queer origin

  • early 16th century: considered to be from German quer ‘oblique, perverse’, but the origin is doubtful.

Queer in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • We Asked Queer Indians How They First Learned About Sex, In India, learning about the birds and the bees can be a conflicting experience. On one hand, there’s the uncomfortable coughing and red-faced …
  • Queer literature in India: Son, are you Mohanaswamy?, There is a lack of queer literature in Indian languages, he said, adding that it was a sorely needed category. This is true. Hours of research later, …
  • Campuses in the city fight the queer taboo, During the Pride Month, we conducted a queer filmmaking workshop ….. The cricketer was also surprised to know that former Indian cricketer …
  • Not my fault I was born gay: 19-year-old commits suicide over …, People in India do not like that, read the Facebook post. Please … Speaking to the New Indian Express, C Moulee, founder of Queer Chennai …
  • TLI Explains: The Origin Of LGBT Movements & The Term ‘Queer‘, In recent years, many countries including India have recognized third gender and homosexuals which were the result of many different …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Queer

  • queer is similar to weird which also means STRANGE.
  • To stand in a QUEUE for bEER is utterly strange.

Queer pronunciation


Afflict

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Afflict

  • (verb) (of a problem or illness) cause pain or trouble to; affect adversely. “his younger child was afflicted with a skin disease”
  • (verb) (of a celestial body) be in a stressful aspect with (another celestial body or a point on the ecliptic).“Jupiter is afflicted by Mars in opposition”

Afflict meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दुःखी होना, पीड़ित होना, पीड़ा देना, खिजाना, सताना, आक्रान्त करना, कष्ट पहुँचाना, दुःख देना, पीड़ित करना, कष्ट देना, विपदा में डालना

Afflict origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘deject, humiliate’): from Latin afflictare ‘knock about, harass’, or from afflict- ‘knocked down, weakened’: both from the verb affligere, from ad- ‘to’ + fligere ‘to strike, dash’.

Afflict in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Billing Problems Continue to Afflict Customers of UK ISP Plusnet
  • Not just a Japanese disease: Mizuho’s woes afflict the world
  • Earlier, it was perceived that chronic ailments like diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease and cancer afflict the affluent class of older …
  • Forced evictions, discrimination continue to afflict Bulgaria’s Roma …
  • Life in a Kenyan rubbish dump: Illness, poverty afflict community

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Afflict

  • sounds like infection, which causes a state of distress, irritation and suffering
  • it can be a combination of two words..affection and conflict….so when there is a conflict in affection its a cause of great distress and suffering.

Afflict pronunciation